Nov 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
independents as well. and they are voters who are intelligent, they care about the environment, they care about social justice, they care about causes like women's right to choose, et cetera. and those white voters will stay with the president in significant numbers and that's what will bring him to victory in pennsylvania. pennsylvania is a state with about a 10% to 12% african-american population and about a 6% to 8% latino population. so white voters still dominate pennsylvania and you got to get your share. the president does. the president in '08 when he carried this state by 11 points he lost 11 out of the 12 southwestern pennsylvania traditionally democratic counties which are all essentially blue collar, white working class counties where they are pretty much pro gun and fairly conservative democrats. but he still won the state by 11 points. >> governor, i've seen a lot of smart people say and write obama can't lead romney can work across the aisle that's why we should go for romney. which of course builds, plays in to the strategy of obstruction. republicans refuse to work with o
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
it or not? remember the environment that we're in. it is all about investor confidence. even if they felt like that the backup systems would most likely work, there was no one running any of these organizations that believed on sunday night with 100% certainty when they turned those machines on they would be working. remember what investors have gone through over the last year. they've gone through the bad ipos, you remember facebook's trading debacle. if simple investors can tolerate -- if you bought at&t stock and it went up and down, you'd be comfortable with that. the exchange you trade on, if that doesn't work that's when investors pick up the pennies and put them under their mattress. it was so important for the nyse and nasdaq to know they could ensure complete confidence in investors. it's a challenging two days having the market shut down, but for one of the first times in history, whether we talk to bank ceos or the heads, it's been about put money second and safety first. tomorrow is very important to have these exchanges open. why? because it's month end. for mutual
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
mainly in a kind of dark, murky environment. then i was rescued by this beautiful, spinning, white light that had a melody, indescribably beautiful melody with it that opened up into a bright valley. there were blossoming flowers, and just an incredible, rich, ultra real world. >> evan alexander nervous a coma for a full week after he contracted a rare bacterial infection. his entire cortex was completely dead. his doctors talked about taking him off life support, and evan woke up. he believes he returned from another consciousness than he dreamed existed. he said it was heaven, but this time it's different. evan is actually dr. evan alexander, a harvard-trained brain surgeon. his scientific explanation is that he was actually in heaven up. dr. alexander is author of the new book "proof of heaven up. "t thank you for joins us. >> thank you for having me. >> one thing that struck me about your account of experience is you were guided by this being you described in that clip we just played, and you find out after the fact this was actually your biological sister who you had never met
Oct 31, 2012 3:00pm EDT
environment like this but the white house and the campaign recognized quickly. suspend anything that looks like politics. assume the commander in chief role and the role of the president there and a needed role. >> mike from the white house, thank you. >> okay. >> the cost of the storm quickly multiplying, upwards of $50 billion despite precautions, 61 people are dead. thousands of homes are lost. 6 million homes and businesses are still without power stretching across 20 states. power crews from as far away as colorado are coming in to help restore the lines. the bulk of the outages in new york and new jersey. in new jersey, 2 million in the dark, including residents in hoboken across the hudson river from manhattan where 200,000 residents are still stranded in the floodwaters and busted natural gas lines fueled a massive morning fire in new jersey but the main bridge was not stable enough to cross and all emergency vehicles rerouted through toms river and find michele franzen. you have seen your fair share of water rescues there. >> reporter: yeah, absolutely. going in to the second day.